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Gayle Helms from the Humane Society stops by Fox 51 Today

Gayle Helms stopped by the set of Fox 51 Today and brought a precious guest. Gayle shares the details of the upcoming pet event "Pictures with Santa."

Longview road to be closed for sewage work

Ray St. in Longview will be closed for two weeks for sewer system work. Longview Police say the repairs will begin tomorrow at the intersection of Ray and Sabine St.

Structure fire in Smith County

Smith County fire officials tell Fox 51 they are currently working the scene of a structure fire north of Tyler. The fire occurred on Highways 271 neat FM 16.

Longview driver flips car into ditch

LONGVIEW — A Longview driver escaped a dangerous wreck unscathed Tuesday afternoon.

Malakoff man gets 51 months in prison for credit card scam

TYLER, Texas – A 31-year-old Malakoff, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for federal violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Possible lightning strike sparks fire in Flint home

FLINT — Crews are battling an attic fire in the 200 block of Cass Circle in Flint. Witnesses tell KFXK the fire was started by a lightning strike. Nobody was home when it occurred.

Voters to consider multiple proposals today

Longview, TX — Election officials are expecting a light turnout for today’s elections, except where local referendums are on the ballot such as in Henderson, West Rusk County Consolidated ISD and Lone Star.

Sock thief waves knife at Lufkin store employee

LUFKIN — Investigators need your help identifying the suspect in a robbery.

Tyler Police unit involved in accident

TYLER — Officials tell KFXK crews on scene that the police officer was not in his unit at the time of the accident. The officer was out of his unit handling another case when another vehicle hit the police car.

Tyler Police unit involved in accident

Tyler Police officials tell Fox 51, an officer was involved in an accident Tuesday morning.